From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Donald Mark Petrie (born April 2, 1954) is an American film director.
Petrie was born in New York City, New York, the son of Dorothea (née Grundy), a television producer, actor, and novelist, and Daniel Petrie, a director. Petrie has acted and guest-starred on television programs. His first directorial job was on the set of The Equalizer, a private detective TV series, in 1985. Since, he has directed films such as Mystic Pizza (1988), Grumpy Old Men (1993), The Favor (1994), Richie Rich (1994), The Associate (1996), Miss Congeniality (2000), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Welcome to Mooseport (2004), Just My Luck (2006) and My Life in Ruins (2009). Description above from the Wikipedia article Donald Petrie, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.